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  • More Turmoil in Greece and Europe

    More Turmoil in Greece and Europe

    Peterson Institute | April 29, 2010

    In an interview with PIIE's Peterson Perspectives, Jacob Kirkegaard notes that the latest estimates of Greece's increasingly large financing needs may compound its difficulties in getting help.

  • The IPL and Modern India

    The IPL and Modern India

    Radio National | April 24, 2010

    Pramit Pal Chaudhuri is a guest on Australia's Radio National, where he discusses the Indian Premier League, "the world's fastest growing sports business." On the program, hosted by Geraldine Doogue, fellow guests are Matt Wade, the Sydney Morning Herald's South Asia correspondent, and Harsha Bhogle, a cricket commentator and journalist.

  • Greece Is Not Out of the Woods

    Greece Is Not Out of the Woods

    Peterson Institute | April 14, 2010

    In this interview with Peterson Perspectives, Jacob Kirkegaard foresees more difficulties impeding German approval of a Greek rescue, and grave problems for meeting Europe's terms.

  • Did Obama 'Snub' the European Union?

    Did Obama 'Snub' the European Union?

    Peterson Institute | February 10, 2010

    In a PIIE Peterson Perspectives interview, Jacob Kirkegaard explains how the Lisbon Treaty reconstituting the European Union made it less essential for President Obama to attend a US-EU summit in May.

  • What to Expect at Copenhagen

    What to Expect at Copenhagen

    Peterson Institute | December 7, 2009

    Jacob Kirkegaard, interviewed for Peterson Perspectives, says that after scaling back expectations, the climate summit will likely yield a political agreement to curb carbon emissions, a step toward an eventual agreement.

  • Is a Green Recovery Possible?

    Is a Green Recovery Possible?

    Peterson Institute | February 5, 2009

    Peterson Institute interviews Trevor Houser, who calls on the United States to work with G-20 allies to achieve a green recovery across the globe.

  • Social Security, the Financial Crisis, and Lessons from Abroad

    Social Security, the Financial Crisis, and Lessons from Abroad

    Peterson Institute | January 27, 2009

    Following the release of his book, US Pension Reforms: Lessons from Other Countries, Jacob Kirkegaard assesses the vulnerabilities of the US Social Security and pension systems and how other countries are tackling the same problems.

  • US High-Skilled Immigration Policy: A Self-Inflicted Wound

    US High-Skilled Immigration Policy: A Self-Inflicted Wound

    Yale Global | July 1, 2008

    Jacob Kirkegaard's piece on US immigration policy in Yale Global Online, a publication of the Yale Center for the Study of Globalization.

  • Climate Change: International Competition and US Policy Responses

    Climate Change: International Competition and US Policy Responses

    Peterson Institute | June 17, 2008

    In an interview with the Peterson Institute, Trevor Houser explains the US domestic economic impact of measures to limit greenhouse gas emissions, the advantages and limits of a cap-and-trade system, and how such a system might fit into the WTO trade structure.

  • How the US Middle Class Became 10% Poorer

    How the US Middle Class Became 10% Poorer

    The Globalist | August 1, 2007

    Jacob Kirkegaard's Aug. 2007 article for The Globalist on the OECD's recent redefinition of the middle class.